Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Laor Inc.
Personally-tailored toiletries by one of Israel's leading biotech start-ups.
Le Palais Des Thais
Tea, tea and, yup, more tea - ceremonies, workshops and, well, tea.
Orna and Ella
Home-made food from a true Tel-Aviv institution.
Hilton Tel Aviv
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
The Dizingoff
Breaking trends of typically outskirts sites, this movie-star owned mega-bar with its mainstream electronica sounds continues to attract the crowds
The Shesek is your choice for a night's inaugural drink or for those in more of a musically focused mood.
Elegant, versatile leather accessories from one of Israel's recent graduates.
Skalski Leather
Soak up the smells at this workshop-come-boutique for luxury leather.
Jean Jaures Urban Residence
Choose from studio, apartment or penthouse spaces in this Scott Philip Geddes-designed Bauhaus building.
A tasty fusion of Mediterranean, Moroccan and local flavours.
The Yemenite quarter keeps its own unique pace, and Pappa's Italiano is the perfect perch to take it all in.
Performance Rock
Climbing, bouldering and yoga are the focus for this dedicated fitness centre.
Hot on the heels of another Berlin-inspired bar, this house music hideaway is a must for any alternative dance fan.
Farmers’ Market
The freshest produce is offered in a traditional outdoor setting, while the ‘land milk & honey’ epithet comes to life among the stalls lining Hangar 12. 
Cat And Dog
This blacked out den offers the best in Israel's electonic DJs, marking it out as the place for people whose day starts only at sundown.
Clementine Café
Surrounded by plants and vegetation, Clementine offers a pastoral escape from the busy city.
Café Sonia
Providing a rural escape in the city, Café Sonia offers a wide selection of herbal teas and local dishes that can be served in the pretty back garden.
Café Suzanna
Offering a calm, charming atmosphere complemented by appetizing lunch and dinner choices, the café has something for everyone.
Café Michal
Early 20th century urban bourgeois decor and one of the best breakfast selections in town.
Café Arlozorov
Accommodating all types of customers from office workers to students, Café Arlozorov offers a tranquil cafe for every occasion including long reading sessions or weekend brunches.
Beresheet Hotel
One of the most breathtakingly beautifully situated hotels you will ever stay in...
Misadat Achim
Traditional kebabs and arak (anise-based) drinks have evolved into fine-dining at this 'Brother's Restaurant).
Manta Ray
So revered is this seafood institution that local's have renamed the beach after it.
Joz Ve Loz
A candle-lit, flea-market furnished interior adds to the eclectic feel of this menu.
For those seeking an easily accessible gastronomic slice of falafel heaven, look no further than Hakosem.
You've been invited to a house party, make yourself at home...
The unofficial social hub for a growing Mexican ex-pat community.
Halev Harachav
For an authentic taste of Middle Eastern food within the global city, Halev Harachav is a perennial favourite.
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Shuk Hacarmel
Take your tastebuds on a market-based journey of Tel Avivian diversity.
Hajachnun Shel Ima
With Hajachnun Shel Ima translating as 'Mum's Jachnun', this cafe offers home-style traditional dishes.
Frida Hecht
As an insiders hidden gem, Frida Hecht offers a home-style menu of North African kitchen highlights and Tel Aviv comfort food.
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.
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